11 Unique Bachelorette Party Destinations You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

May 18, 2023 | kailey

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You’re on the hunt for the perfect bachelorette party destinations, but you’re tired of seeing the same recommendations over and over again. We hear you! While trendy spots like Las Vegas, Miami, Nashville, and Tulum are cool and all, they’re just not your jam. You’re looking to shake things up and plan a one-of-a-kind experience, and the first step is picking an under-the-radar bachelorette party spot that’s to die for.

Whether you’re dreaming of an adventurous getaway or a relaxing spa escape, we’ve got you covered with a slew of destinations you probably haven’t considered yet. So pack your bags, gather up your closest friends, and get ready for a pre-wedding bash like no other in one of these underrated bachelorette party destinations. 

Unique Bachelorette Party Destinations

1. Tamarindo, Costa Rica

A little relaxing and a whole lot of adventure—this is the best way to describe Tamarindo, Costa Rica. That’s why it’s one of our favorite bachelorette party destinations. This beach town has all the scenic views, adventurous outdoor activities, and buzzing nightlife spots that you’ll want to pack into your bachelorette party itinerary. 

Wanting a relaxing day? You can unwind on the beach, hit the spa, or take a sunset cruise. If you want to add a little adventure, schedule an excursion like snorkeling, zip-lining, or hiking. Tamarindo has something for every bachelorette to enjoy. Plus, it’s known for its lively nightlife scene, which means there’s a long list of bars and clubs for those ready to celebrate by hitting the dance floor. 

Where to Stay:

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2. Sedona, Arizona 

Whether you’re looking to relax with a massage or hit the trails, Sedona is calling your name. This desert oasis is the perfect destination for nature lovers that enjoy hiking or those just in need of a spa weekend getaway. If either of these sounds like you, we’ve found your bachelorette party location. 

Known for its vibrant red rock formations, Sedona is the perfect spot to hike with your crew. Try out some of their famous trails, like Cathedral Rock and Devils Bridge, or schedule an off-roading pink jeep tour. After, relax with a little soak in one of the city’s many natural hot springs. Not a nature lover? No worries. There are a variety of spas where you can enjoy the same mountain views without getting down and dirty. Being a spiritual city, you can also check out one of their energy vortexes or do a sound bath.

Where to Stay:

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3. Asheville, North Carolina

Ashville is the definition of cool. This eclectic mountain town is known for its hiking, thriving arts scene, and craft beer—all the ingredients needed to create an unforgettable bachelorette party weekend. You can spend a full day exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains, go tubing down the French Broad River, or walk the streets of downtown checking out the art. But what really sets this city apart is its breweries and live music scene. So make sure to set aside time to brewery hop and try out the locally-made beers, cider, cocktails, and wine. 

Where to Stay: 

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4. Austin, Texas

Keep Austin weird one bachelorette party at a time—that’s how the saying goes, right? This city is the perfect blend of both outdoor activities and buzzing nightlife. You can pack up your cooler with drinks and spend the day floating on Lady Bird Lake, enjoying the Downtown Austin views. You can go on a wine-tasting tour in the nearby Texas Hill Country. Or you can head down to South Congress to shop and snap photos with the wall murals. The opportunities are endless in Austin. It’s no wonder this funky city has become increasingly popular.

Where to Stay: 

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5. Montreal, Canada

There’s a long list of reasons you should consider Montreal for your bachelorette party destination. First, when the sun goes down, you can take advantage of the vibrant nightlife at a wide variety of bars and clubs. It’s also a charming, European-style city, which means you can soak up the French influences in the architecture and cuisine without having to jet off to Europe. Lastly, Montreal has a long list of famous festivals (like the Montreal Jazz Festival), seasonal outdoor activities, and spas, making it a great place to plan a bachelorette party centered around cuisine and culture. 

Where to Stay: 

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6. Lisbon, Portugal 

Lisbon, Portugal has everything: culture, cuisine, wine, stunning architecture, and beaches. It’s a vibrant and colorful city that’ll give you plenty of opportunities to relax, sightsee, and party—we’ve hit the trifecta. Plus, since it’s a fairly affordable city, it’s the perfect option for parties that are trying to be more budget-conscious. 

You can rent a boat for a day at sea. You can spend a day walking around the city, soaking up the culture through the stunning architecture and museums. Foodies can fill their tummies with local dishes and even take a wine-tasting class. And when the sun goes down, you can take full advantage of the party nightlife. Lisbon is the perfect blend of culture, outdoor activities, and nightlife.  


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Where to Stay: 

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7. Joshua Tree, California 

With Palm Springs being such a popular Southern California bachelorette party destination, many forget to consider Joshua Tree. Located off the beaten path, it’s the ideal choice for groups that want the ultimate city escape. You can explore Joshua Tree National Park and enjoy activities like hiking, rock climbing, and stargazing. You can also focus on wellness, opting for yoga classes or sound baths. In the mood to dance? Head over to Pappy and Harriett’s in Pioneertown for some live music and good food. Whichever route you choose, this destination is sure to make for a relaxing and unforgettable trip. 


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Where to Stay: 

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8. Reykjavik, Iceland 

Reykjavik is the chilly bachelorette party destination for those dreaming of stunning landscapes, geothermal hot springs, and unique experiences like dog sledding or glacier tours. While it’s expensive, the colorful architecture, mouth-watering local cuisine, and outdoor activities will make you forget about the price tag. We recommend checking out The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa, hunting down the Northern Lights, and trying an Icelandic hot dog. 

Where to Stay: 

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9. Newport, Rhode Island

You’re dreaming of one of the many New England bachelorette party destinations, but want to avoid touristy spots like Boston. If that’s the case, then Newport, Rhode Island is your place. This coastal town has stunning beaches, local vineyards, and of course, plenty of seafood restaurants—hello lobster rolls. Having a bachelorette party in the City-by-the-Sea, you’re guaranteed to have a relaxing weekend in an idyllic setting. 

You can plan a visit to a local vineyard for wine tasting, schedule a private sunset sail, go on a mansion tour, or plan a spa day. Does this not sound like the most relaxing bachelorette party option? It’s no wonder escaping to Newport has become such a popular choice for bachelorette parties. 

Where to Stay: 

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10. New Orleans, Louisiana 

New Orleans, Louisiana is one of our favorite bachelorette party destinations (and it’s not hard to see why). It has culture, delicious cuisine (gumbo and beignets, anyone?), and a buzzing nightlife scene. Typically known as a party city, New Orleans is perfect for those wanting a fun night out with friends. Hit Bourbon Street and check out the abundance of bars, clubs, and live music venues that are open late. It’s also the perfect spot for foodies that want to eat their way through the city. Plan your getaway around one of their famous festivals such as Mardi Gras to add excitement to your bachelorette party.

Where to Stay: 

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11. Napa Valley, California 

Wine lovers, this one’s for you. Napa Valley, California is the destination for bachelorette parties that picture a relaxing getaway with a glass of wine in their hands. Being home to over 400 wineries, there are endless options when it comes to wine tastings and tours. Napa Valley is also known for its stunning landscapes making it a perfect place for outdoor activities like hiking and hot air balloon rides. With a laid-back vibe, Napa Valley is an ideal destination for a relaxing and rejuvenating bachelorette weekend.

Where to Stay: 

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So, you’ve found the perfect destination for your bachelorette party, but now what? Who’s in charge of planning the shindig? Who gets an invite? And how do you decide on a budget that works for everyone in your wedding crew? Don’t fret! We’ve got you covered with our ultimate how-to guide for throwing a bachelorette bash that’s fit for every bride-to-be out there.

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